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Top 6 Names for Baby Girls in 2017 All End in 'A'

Emma took the No. 1 spot, while Liam was the top pick for baby boys
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 11, 2018 12:02 PM CDT
Top 6 Names for Baby Girls in 2017 All End in 'A'
Is your name Emma, little lady?   (Getty Images/Sarah8000)

(Newser) – Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017. For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl's name, according to the annual list of the most popular baby names released by the Social Security Administration on Friday, the AP reports. Liam pushed last year's champ, Noah, to second to claim the top spot for the guys. Other trends last year included a rise in the use of Melania for a girl, likely influenced by first lady Melania Trump. The lists follow.

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The top names for girls:

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Sophia
  6. Mia
  7. Charlotte
  8. Amelia
  9. Evelyn
  10. Abigail
The top names for boys:
  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. William
  4. James
  5. Logan
  6. Benjamin
  7. Mason
  8. Elijah
  9. Oliver
  10. Jacob
(Read more baby names stories.)

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